The Brilliant Bodywork Community Newsletter

Each month we publish a newsletter to our Brilliant Bodywork spa community. In this newsletter will be a stories and features about happenings at the spa and tips about how to make the most of your experiences. You will also treated to a posting of our montly specials and other fun events going on at the spa. It will always be a quick read, full of interesting and helpful information. Thanks for being a part of our Unplug Recharge community.

On Wednesday July 29, 2015 Brilliant Bodywork hosted a Pageant boot camp for a few of the girls participating in this years 2015 Miss La Crosse/Oktoberfest Scholarship Pageant. We were very excited to be able to host these lovely young ladies and teach them some tips and tricks for their big night. Myself, Lindsay, Spa Coordinator with Stephanie Andresen-Stevens, Co-Owner and Aesthetist of Brilliant Bodywork led the girls through our pageant pointers. Both of us having been pageant girls ourselves years back, ok many years back.[...]

When you finish the HCG drops, either after 3 weeks or 6 weeks, stay on the diet another 2 days, as you will still have HCG in your system. After those last 2 days, you can go back to eating a normal amount of calories with the exception of no refined sugars and starches for 6 more weeks- You may add complex carbs for the last 3 weeks.[...]

For those of you who are unfamiliar with what cupping is, it is an ancient Chinese therapy that uses suction or vacuum therapy to get deep into the muscles to ease pain and work out issues.[...]

M'lis Body Contour Program

posted by addmmin

The body contour program is designed to cleanse the lymphatic and circulatory systems which in turn reshapes and smoothes the body. This protocol flushes the connective tissues of trapped waste that causes cellulite. When participating in the program a lifestyle change is required.[...]

M'lis Detoxification Program

posted by addmmin

The only way that toxins are eliminated from the body is through the natural processes of detoxification, which occurs through the skin by perspiration, through the colon by evacuation, through the kidneys by urination, and through the lungs by respiration. When the body has accumulated more toxins than it can handle, the body in its amazing natural healing process attempts a healing response. It must force the toxins out or the body will disease and die.[...]

Thoughts of an Aesthetician

posted by addmmin

I had an epiphany last night. It was about my love of collecting old worn out things and making them into something new and beautiful. I thought to myself, "Stephanie, that really correlates to what you do as an Aesthetician everyday with the people you see at Brilliant Bodywork."[...]

With more than 100 trillion bacteria (more than the number of cells in your body) lining your intestinal tract, your intestinal flora has incredible power over your immune system. This intestinal lining, which acts as an internal mucosal barrier, covers about 300 square meters (nearly the size of a tennis court). This is an extremely complex living system that aggressively protects your body from outside offenders, including toxins, pathogenic bacteria, viruses and fungi. In fact, 80% of your immune system resides in your intestines. Thus, a properly functioning intestinal tract is your first line of defense against ANY INFECTIOUS DISEASE![...]